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pulmonary Syllabification: pul·mo·nar·y
Pronunciation: /ˈpəlməˌnerē/

Definition of pulmonary in English:


Of or relating to the lungs: pulmonary blood flow
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  • A blockage in the lungs is called pulmonary embolism and can cause of sudden, unexpected death.
  • Replacement of the aortic and pulmonary valves with the pulmonary autograft.
  • Studies in the lung have focused mainly on the regeneration of pulmonary epithelium.


Mid 17th century: from Latin pulmonarius, from pulmo, pulmon- 'lung'.

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